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COBIT® 2019 Foundation Level


COBIT 2019 Foundation

Why not upgrade and attend our high value COBIT 2019 Foundation & Design & Implementation Course Package.

COBIT 2019 Foundation Overview

This APMG & ISACA Accredited 2 day COBIT 2019 Foundation Course builds on and integrates more than 25 years of development in this field, not only incorporating new insights from science, but also operationalizing these insights as practice.

Learners will dive into the heart and structure of the COBIT framework, including:

  • New framework introduction
  • Key concepts and terminology
  • Governance and Framework Principles
  • Governance system and components
  • Governance and management objectives
  • Performance management
  • Designing a tailored governance system

From its foundation in the IT audit community, COBIT has developed into a broader and more comprehensive information and technology (I&T) governance and management framework and continues to establish itself as a generally accepted framework for I&T governance.

COBIT 2019 Foundation Course Objectives

Attendees can expect to gain knowledge in the following areas upon successful completion of the education and examination components related to this COBIT 2019 Foundation certificate:

  • Recognize the context, benefits and key reasons COBIT is used as an information and technology governance framework.
  • Explain the key attributes of the COBIT framework
    • Key attributes
    • Product family
    • Alignment with industry frameworks
  • Compare the COBIT principles for governance system framework.
  • Describe the components of a governance system:
    • Governance and management objectives
    • Components of the governance system
    • Focus areas
    • Design factors
    • Goals cascade
  • Describe the elements of governance and management objectives.
  • Differentiate COBIT based performance management using maturity and capability perspectives.
  • Discover how to design a tailored governance system using COBIT.
  • Explain the key points of the COBIT business case.
  • Describe the relationships between the COBIT Design and Implementation Guides.
  • Prepare for the COBIT 2019 Foundation exam

Who should attend?

The course is suitable for business managers, chief executives, IT/IS auditors, internal auditors, information security and IT practitioners, consultants and IT/IS managers requiring an insight into the enterprise governance of IT and who may also be requiring certification as a COBIT 2019 Design and Implementer.

Structure and Content

The course comprises lectures, group discussion, assignments, a sample examination paper and other guidance to prepare attendees for the COBIT 2019 Foundation examination. The course activities are reinforced through the trainer’s proven implementation track record. The course content is based on COBIT 2019, including the introduction and methodology and other supporting documentation.


Delegates will be issued with a course workbook, in-course hand-outs and other relevant material.


There are no specific requirements for pre-reading.



The COBIT 2019 Foundation Certificate Exam is an online, closed-book, remotely proctored exam. The exam covers eight domains and includes a total of 75 questions.  Exam-takers will be given two hours (120 minutes) to complete the exam. Each multiple-choice question has three options with only one correct answer. A score of 65% or higher is required to pass the exam.


Location Duration (Days)
Date From Date To
Johannesburg 2 2020/02/03 2020/02/04
Johannesburg 2 2020/03/02 2020/03/03
Johannesburg 2 2020/04/20 2020/04/21
Johannesburg 2 2020/05/11 2020/05/12
Johannesburg 2 2020/06/08 2020/06/09
Johannesburg 2 2020/07/06 2020/07/07
Johannesburg 2 2020/08/17 2020/08/18
Johannesburg 2 2020/09/07 2020/09/08
Johannesburg 2 2020/10/05 2020/10/06
Johannesburg 2 2020/11/02 2020/11/03
Johannesburg 2 2020/12/07 2020/12/08


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  • CLASSROOM-TRAINER (Public) - A public schedule of classroom based training events
  • CLASSROOM-TRAINER (Private) - Onsite, private training courses for individual organizations and their staff (contact us for a quote)

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